In the Really Long Run
AJW writes about the intrigue and uniqueness of 200-mile ultramarathons.
The Great Contradiction
An essay about how the difficulty of running is part of what makes it a valuable endeavor.
Stretching Our Limits
An essay about getting the best out of yourself.
The Remarkable Rob Krar
AJW writes about Rob Krar’s return to fitness to win the 2018 Leadville Trail 100 Mile following a major injury.
Developing Habits of Mind and Body
Using habitual behavior to create and meet your goals and to grow as a person.
A Weekend in Vermont
AJW writes about his weekend crewing at the 2018 Vermont 100 Mile.
Ellie Greenwood and the 2012 Western States 100
A look back at Ellie Greenwood’s course-record run at the 2012 Western States 100.
The Hard is What Makes it Great
An essay about the benefits of choosing to do hard things.
The Daily Grind
An essay about the ‘daily grind’ of running.
Innocence and Wisdom: Two Runners, 51 Years Apart
AJW writes about the lessons we can learn from 2018 Western States 100 finishers Lucy Bartholomew and Nick Bassett.